Forming Your For-Profit
Arts Business

This class is for artists, attorneys, arts professionals and whoever would like to start a for-profit arts business.

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 4 - 6 pm
Thursday, July 23, 2015, 4 - 6 pm

VLA Auditorium
1 East 53rd Street, NY, NY 10022 (Auditorium)
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This workshop provides valuable information about starting an arts-related for-profit business, and will focus on New York LLCs. We will discuss the legal characteristics of different types of business entities, and the basic steps to forming an LLC in New York, including choosing a corporate name, filing the Articles of Organization, the publication requirement, and suggestions for drafting an operating agreement. The class will also address employment issues for new business owners.


(there is a late registration fee of $10 if you register the day of the class)
$20 Full Time Student (must present proof of status when submitting registration form)
$75 Arts Professional VLA Member
$100 Arts Professional Non-Member
$125 Legal Professional VLA Member
$175 Legal Professional Non-Member

$100 YAM's Current Members

All registration fees are non-refundable. Please note you are not registered until full payment is received.

For more information on this program, please contact VLA at or 212.319.2787 x 10.

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Members' Discount Code

Are you a VLA Member trying to register for this class? Please contact VLA to get your membership discount code: or 212.319.2787 x 10.